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Katy Payne

  • [On biologists:] Happy fishermen, we stand together on the pier casting and reeling, mesmerized by a certain shimmer visible from this or that angle, enchanted by the concentric rings here and there, imagining things just below the dimpled surface. If something leaps into the air, we all lift eyebrows together as if we were one great being with one eyebrow — that? Is it alone, or part of a school? What else lies below?

    • Katy Payne,
    • in Kay Redfield Jamison, Exuberance ()

Katy Payne, U.S. acoustic biologist, elephant expert


Full name: Katharine Boynton Payne.